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Cruise tourism is a relatively new form of tourism, but researchers in the field agree that this specific form of tourism is one of the most dynamics. They also remark that, despite this, the academic literature is rather poor and many relevant topics necessary for a good understanding of this...

Author(s)
Zbuchea, A.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2015, 8, 1, pp 9-26
Abstract

Experiential marketing is effective in influencing tourist behaviour because pleasure tourists travel in pursuit of fantasies and positive emotions. The influences of experiential marketing on tourist behaviour depends on tourist imagery processing (i.e. the mental system involved in processing...

Author(s)
Dung Le; Scott, N.; Lohmann, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 220-235
Abstract

The aim of the study is to examine motivations for practicing physical activity on holiday. In particular, the objective is to compare home habits to holiday experiences and identify differences and commonalities in individuals' attitude towards physical activity. The methodological approach is to...

Author(s)
Osti, L.; Cicero, L.; Moreschini, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 3, pp 207-226
Abstract

This study provides an overview of cruise tourism economics in Costa Rica. We focus on cruise passenger demographics, preferences and purchase behaviour, and crew purchase behaviour juxtaposed against information from the broader Costa Rican tourism sector. Data for this study were obtained from...

Author(s)
Seidl, A.; Guiliano, F.; Pratt, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 1, pp 67-85
Abstract

South Africa, a culturally rainbow nation comprising of various cultures. In tourism industry new trends has emerged whereby tourists consume/experience indigenous cultures. The study presented a unique historical experience in tourism sector. In order to achieve long-term sustainability, South...

Author(s)
Chivandi, A.; Samuel, O.; Muchie, M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2020, 30, Suppl. 2, pp 917-925
Abstract

Volunteer tourism as a contribution to society can improve various aspects of a destination such as the economy and society itself. The present empirical study analyzes the behavior of the volunteer tourist in relation to their motivations and satisfaction in their stay. The study was conducted in...

Author(s)
Carvache-Franco, M.; Carvache-Franco, W.; Contreras-Moscol, D.; Andrade-Alcivar, L.; Carvache-Franco, O.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 26, 3, pp 714-725
Abstract

This study contributes to the extant literature on destination management organization (DMO)-led postings used in the online tourist community as a means to facilitate word-of-mouth (WOM) communications. Our proposed framework summarizes key antecedent variables of the usage rate and activity level ...

Author(s)
Niu YongGe; Wang ChengLu; Yin ShiMin; Niu YiXuan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 7, pp 929-948
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

Over the years, the emigration of Portuguese population has been a constant debate, reaching large percentages in certain periods of Portuguese history. This phenomenon has had significant impact in areas such as economy, demography, culture, among many others, visible at national, regional and...

Author(s)
Sousa, B.; Santos, R.; Azevedo, D.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2020, 10, 1, pp 1-27
Abstract

Seasonality in visitor arrivals is one of the greatest challenges faced by tourist destinations. Seasonality is a major issue for sustainable tourism as it affects the optimal use of investment and infrastructure, puts pressure on resources and can create negative experience of crowding at ...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.; Stefánsson, Þ.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 11,

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